Lake- Geauga Habitat for Humanity in partnership once again with the Burton- Middlefield Rotary and other supporters will be accepting donations of cases of bottled water for shipment to the  Habitat affiliate in Central Florida in response to Hurricane Irma. Habitat for Humanity Lake Sumter  (habitatls.orgwill accept the water at its distribution center near Eustis, FL  and distribute it to needy individuals and organizations affected by the hurricane in that area.

Transportation is being provided by Arms Trucking Co of East Claridon, Oh. One of the company trailers will be parked at the Newbury Habitat Restore starting Monday morning 11 September.  The address is 12180 Kinsman Rd, (rte.87) in N ewbury.Hours for receiving the water will be 8AM to 6PM daily until the trailer is filled.

Volunteers will be needed to help donors accept the bottled water donations and load the trailer.

Anyone wanting to make a monetary donation to help pay for the transportation costs or to purchase cases of water locally may do so at the Lake-Geauga Habitat web site   Send Water to Florida

Support for this effort to help those in need has already been forthcoming from Sunrise Springs Water Co, Kinetico and some anonymous donors

who have already offered their financial support. Tracy Jemison of Burton-Middlefield Rotary has been especially helpful in organizing this effort.

Thank you.